Power minister launches new website of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy


The Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy R.K. Singh launched the new website of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently.

The new website is developed looking into the quick and accurate information dissemination needs of the Ministry. It uses latest techniques to make it more informative, interactive and user friendly including for persons with visual disabilities. The responsive design of the website enables ease of access from various devices including mobile phones.

The Ministry’s activities including innovative bids, solar rooftop and PM-KUSUM scheme were attracting large public interest, which necessitated need for a new website—read an MNRE statement.

The key features of the website include optimized user interface, three click interfaces, rubik’s cube structure and improvised search options. Structured back end content management system (CMS) is developed to manage the website with minimal sources, making it less time consuming.

The website has additional portals such as ‘Akshay Urja Portal’ and ‘India Renewable Idea Exchange’ (IRIX). Well identifiable links are provided for all the activities of the Ministry to provide the information at ease. Two language interfaces are provided to make the content appeal to wider public. Additionally, social media handles of the Ministry such as Facebook, YouTube and twitter are linked on the homepage of the website.